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    cross / across

    He helped the old man to cross the road.
    He helped the old man across the road.

    Are both sentences correct?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: cross / across

    Both are correct. The second one has two emeanings.

    Ex: I helped the man across the road.

    Meaning #1: I helped the man to cross the road.

    Meaning #2: I helped the man do something, and he is on / lives on / works on the other side of the road.

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    Re: cross / across

    Thanks, Casiopea.

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